Karl Marx Sculpture, Addis Ababa

Karl Marx Sculpture, Addis Ababa

Karl Marx Sculpture is the monument in honour of this person in Addis Ababa that symbolizes the friendship between these two countries. It is a huge sculpture that represents the head of Karl Marx. It stands at the entrance to the campus of the University of Addis Ababa. The statue was created by a German sculptor from GDR - Jo Jastram. He later made many other sculptures for Ethiopia. Until today, this statue has remained as a reminder of Ethiopian and German relations.

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Karl Marx Sculpture on Map

Sight Name: Karl Marx Sculpture
Sight Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (See walking tours in Addis Ababa)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Create Your Own Walk in Addis Ababa

Create Your Own Walk in Addis Ababa

Creating your own self-guided walk in Addis Ababa is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Addis Ababa Introduction Walking Tour

Addis Ababa Introduction Walking Tour

Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, is the country’s commercial and cultural hub, hosting a number of historic landmarks: monuments, squares, palaces and more. Among them the ones dedicated to the local Emperor Menelek and those commemorating the country's last, 20th-century emperor Haile Selassie. Follow this orientation walk to explore some of the top attractions of Addis Ababa.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 Km or 3.4 Miles
North of Addis Ababa Walking Tour

North of Addis Ababa Walking Tour

Some remarkable landmarks of Addis Ababa can be found in the north part of the city. There are monuments, beautiful buildings and the zoo where you can see lions walking. This self-guided tour will lead you through these attractions in the north of Addis Ababa.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles
Religious Buildings

Religious Buildings

Ethiopia is mainly a Christian country. However, there are many other religions of the world there as the country has many ethnic groups. Addis Ababa boasts very beautiful and old, Christian cathedrals and churches. There are also Catholic churches and mosques in the city. This self-guided tour will lead you to the great religious sights of Addis Ababa.

Tour Duration: 4 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.5 Km or 5.9 Miles